SSS savings Archive

Iwahig inmates use earnings from souvenirs for SSS savings

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — Nearly a hundred inmates from Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF), a low security prison, are set to join the microsavings program of the Social Security System (SSS) called “AlkanSSSya,” using their earnings from handmade souvenirs sold to tourists to pay their monthly contributions. SSS Vice President for Management Services and [&hellip

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Affordable SSS savings scheme reaches 74,000 workers from 748 ISGs

Offering social protection for as little as P11 per day, the AlkanSSSya program of the Social Security System (SSS) has attracted more than 74,000 members from 748 informal sector groups (ISGs) nationwide as of May 2013. Amalia Tolentino, SSS AlkanSSSya Program Director, said informal sector workers who save at least P11 per day – about [&hellip

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Golf club workers start SSS savings under AlkanSSSya program

The Social Security System (SSS) broadened further the reach of its innovative microsavings scheme called “AlkanSSSya,” as it now covers golf caddies and self-employed workers who serve members and clients of an elite golf club in Calatagan, Batangas province. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said the agency’s newest AlkanSSSya partner [&hellip

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Birth month now basis for SSS pensioners’ schedule of annual visit

Social Security System (SSS) pensioners can now easily remember their annual schedule for confirming their eligibility to pension, with the yearly visit to banks or SSS now based on the members’ birth month, instead of the month of contingency such as retirement, death or disability. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. [&hellip

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